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Holly Willoughby makes I’m A Celebrity debut – and is full of jokes

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHolly Willoughby took Ant McPartlin’s place alongside Declan Donnelly in the jungle Holly Willoughby made her I’m A Celeb debut in classic style… by making jokes about co-host Dec’s height. Standing literally in Ant McPartlin’s place – always on the left of Dec – she coined the catchphrase: “He’s loads of fun and he’s five foot one…”. Declan Donnelly was equally full of humour, with the pair having a laugh during the live segments of the show. It was announced Ant would…

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Switzerland 5-2 Belgium: Nations League comeback takes hosts into finals

Haris Seferovic has now scored 17 international goals Haris Seferovic scored a hat-trick as Switzerland completed a scarcely believable comeback to thrash Belgium and reach the Nations League finals. Thorgan Hazard scored twice for Belgium in the opening 17 minutes, leaving the Swiss needing four goals to progress. Ricardo Rodriguez gave them hope with a penalty before Seferovic scored from close range and then smashed them into the lead. Nico Elvedi headed in their fourth before Seferovic’s third. Switzerland will now play in next June’s Nations League semi-final against hosts…

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Women’s World Twenty20: West Indies beat England by four wickets

ICC Women’s Twenty20, St Lucia England: 115-8 (20 overs): Dunkley 35, Shrubsole 29 West Indies: 117-6 (19.3 overs): Dottin 46, Campbelle 45 West Indies won by four wickets Scorecard England will play India in the Women’s World Twenty20 semi-finals after a narrow defeat in their final Group A game against West Indies in St Lucia. After losing six wickets in the first 10 overs, England posted 115-8 thanks to an excellent partnership between Anya Shrubsole and Sophia Dunkley. Shrubsole took two wickets in her first over, but Deandra Dottin and…

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Northern Ireland Open: Judd Trump beats Ronnie O’Sullivan 9-7 in final

Judd Trump’s last ranking event win came in the European Masters in October 2017 Judd Trump secured his first world ranking title for 13 months by beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 9-7 in the Northern Ireland Open final in Belfast. The players were level at 4-4 after a first session which saw Trump knock in three centuries at the Waterfront Hall. A break of 134 helped O’Sullivan lead 7-6 but Trump took three frames in succession to win the £70,000 first prize and the Alex Higgins Trophy. Former UK Championship winner Trump…

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‘Stingray’ attack kills Australian man in Tasmania

Image caption Stingrays are not usually aggressive and fatal attacks on humans remain rare A 42-year-old man has died after a suspected stingray attack off the Tasmanian coast, Australian police say. They said the man developed a cardiac arrest after “sustaining a puncture to his lower abdomen” at Lauderdale Beach. The statement said the wound was “possibly inflicted by a marine animal”. Officials told local media it was consistent with a stingray attack. Stingrays are not considered dangerous, even though one killed Australian conservationist Steve Irwin in 2006. Image copyright…

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Biden’s adopted new dog – and other political pets

Image copyright Delaware Humane Association Image caption Joe Biden adopted his new dog, Major, from the Delaware Humane Association Former US vice-president Joe Biden has adopted a dog from a shelter in the state of Delaware. The Bidens have been fostering Major the German Shepherd and are now giving him a permanent home, the Delaware Humane Association said. The association posted photos of the adoption on social media. Mr Biden has adopted dogs before – in 2008 he adopted a puppy called Champ after being promised a dog by his…

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Single-use plastic: ‘Fish and chips must help save our seas’

Image copyright Matthew Williams Image caption The Crispy Cod will represent Wales at the National Fish and Chip Awards 2019 An award-winning fish and chip shop has called for takeaways to do more to protect the seas. The Crispy Cod in Tonyrefail, Rhondda Cynon Taff, plans to eliminate plastic bags and polystyrene packaging from the shop floor. It kicked off its efforts by launching a competition for school pupils to design a logo for its new paper bags. The takeaway was recently crowned best fish and chip shop in Wales…

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Jamal Khashoggi: Trump won’t listen to ‘terrible’ murder recording

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Frank Gardner looks at what could happen to the man known as MBS US President Donald Trump says he has been briefed on a recording of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder – but will not listen to it himself. “It’s a suffering tape, it’s a terrible tape,” he told Fox News Sunday. The CIA has reportedly concluded the powerful Saudi Crown Prince ordered the killing but the White House is yet to endorse that assessment. Saudi Arabia has called the…

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UK’s richest man eyes North Sea oil and gas fields

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jim Ratcliffe is the founder and chairman of Ineos Britain’s richest man Jim Ratcliffe is hoping to extend his grip on the North Sea by buying oil and gas fields from US giant ConocoPhillips. Mr Ratcliffe’s company Ineos and ConocoPhillips have both confirmed that they are in exclusive talks. Among the assets up for grabs is Conoco’s 6.5% stake in the Clair field, west of Shetland. The field potentially has 7 billion barrels of oil in place, according to BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley.…

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505 ‘safety events’ at Faslane nuclear submarine base

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A total of 505 safety events were recorded at the British naval base since 2006 There have been more than 500 safety incidents at the home of the UK’s nuclear submarine fleet in the past 12 years, it has been revealed. Two events at HM Naval Base Clyde had “high potential for radioactive release to the environment”, according to the Ministry of Defence. But in “neither [Category A] event was any radiological contamination evident”, the MoD confirmed. The figures were disclosed in response to…

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